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$$ - $$$, British,
Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
+44 1786 472290
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (53 reviews)
“garlic chicken” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled beside Stirling castle,with thick stone walls and big open fire place gives this restaurant a unique ambiance.On to the food served by very pleasant staff .Big starters Big mains followed by a Big sweet from a good All round menu.But the steaks ,hard to...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my way up to Stirling Castle, I stopped in for a quick lunch - it was quite busy, even though it was late for lunch. It was cozy and charming inside, but I’m warm-natured and opted to sit outside on the little terrace and...More

Thank wam4
Reviewed 1 week ago

With our castle trip being cut short due to bad weather and the church and Wallace Monument closing earlier than expected, we salvaged the day by going to an early dinner here and had a great Scottish experience. The server was outstanding and the menu...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here for dinner with colleagues during my visit to Stirling. To begin, the location, I found, was great - very close to Stirling Castle. I assumed it would be very pricey here given it's location, and was pleasantly surprised! The food was high-quality at...More

1  Thank Demosphile
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

My friend ordered 2 g&ts one was lemonade. Spoke to bar girl(small brunette) she said no it isnt l poured it myself. I asked her to taste it she says no im driving and walked away. This was 9th March last friday. My husband ordered...More

2  Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Just had a great dinner, first time at thePortcullis and definitely will be back again. Good fresh food and good hospitality. Notable was the egg mayo starter, would love to have the recipe 😉

Thank falkirkpete1961
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Visited on the 04/03/18,the soup was very good plus plenty of fresh bread.The gammon steak was excellent,a very large portion indeed nearly too big.The other main was a burger this was also superb.I wonder why I have never visited this restaurant before.For people who like...More

Thank JACK F
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Nice pub in a great setting. Open fire place. Great range of beer, ale and whisky. Varied, good menu.

Thank Neil M
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My absolute favourite restaurant in stirling. So warm and cosy and the staff are always so polite and friendly. Hands down does the best steak in stirling and for such an amazing price. Been here around 6/7 times in small groups and large and never...More

1  Thank Travel_crazyyy
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Always a great service and quality at the Portcullis the second time we have been this month. My 11 year old grandson had a lovely sirloin steak cooked just as he likes it.The salads are very well presented and colourful. We all enjoyed our meals...More

Thank alison r
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Tricia S
7 November 2017|
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Response from jkennyd | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they do
12 April 2017|
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Response from Graham B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your question last month. It does have rooms and it has got a good reputation though I have never stayed there as I live locally
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Wynd, Stirling FK8 1EG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Stirling  >  Stirling
  • Phone Number: +44 1786 472290
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